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Chilean Minister of the Environment Carolina Schmidt (L) reacts after Chile was named to host the COP25 conference, during the final session of the COP24 summit on climate change in Katowice, Poland, on December 14, 2018. (Photo by Janek SKARZYNSKI / AFP)

Nations inch towards climate deal at marathon UN summit

Nations on Saturday inched towards a deal to implement the Paris climate goals, after all-night negotiations to hammer out a plan to limit global temperature rises exposed a range of conflicts.
Gabriel Jesus

Gabriel Jesus, Raheem Sterling fire as Manchester City snatch top spot from Liverpool

Manchester City laid down the gauntlet to Liverpool by leapfrogging their title rivals back to the top of the Premier League with a 3-1 win over Everton at the Etihad on Saturday.

Marcelo ‘never’ considered Madrid exit amid Juventus links

Real Madrid full-back Marcelo insisted he had never considered leaving the Spanish giants amid persistent links to Juventus.
(FILES) In this file photo taken on October 20, 2016 Nissan Motors chairman and CEO Carlos Ghosn answers a question during a joint press conference in Tokyo. - Executives at Japanese car firm Mitsubishi Motors on November 26, 2018 decided to sack Carlos Ghosn as chairman as the once-revered tycoon faces allegations of financial misconduct that sparked his shock arrest. (Photo by TOSHIFUMI KITAMURA / AFP)

Ghosn family removes items from jailed auto exec’s Rio apartment

Family members of Carlos Ghosn, the auto executive jailed in Japan on financial misconduct allegations, have entered an apartment he used in Rio de Janeiro and removed items, according to Nissan.
As Venezuela’s hyperinflation and chronic medicine shortages leave HIV patients with little hope of obtaining antiretroviral drugs, many are now relying on leaves of tropical tree known as guasimo.

Venezuela HIV patients rely on herbal remedy due to antiretroviral shortage

As Venezuela’s hyperinflation and chronic medicine shortages leave HIV patients with little hope of obtaining antiretroviral drugs, many are now relying on leaves of tropical tree known as guasimo.

Jorge Sampaoli named as new Santos coach

Former Argentina and Chile coach Jorge Sampaoli has been named as the new boss of Santos, the Brazilian club announced on Thursday.
Alisson Becker kept Liverpool's dream of another European Cup alive after the Brazilian goalkeeper made a dramatic save to deny Arkadiusz Milik a late equaliser at Anfield. Action Images

Alisson Becker splurge pays off as Liverpool reach last 16

Liverpool were saved the ignominy of an early Champions League elimination against Napoli by the slimmest of margins, as the huge money invested in goalkeeper Alisson Becker came good in a tense 1-0 win over the Italians.
Thiago Silva feared Paris Saint-Germain had blown their Champions League chance before rallying to qualify as Group C winners.

Thiago Silva: Paris Saint-Germain had to change mentality

Thiago Silva feared Paris Saint-Germain had blown their Champions League chance before rallying to qualify as Group C winners.
Neymar

Neymar signs agreement that guarantees stay at Paris Saint-Germain

Neymar has signed an important new deal with the National Bank of Qatar that effectively ends any hope of him joining Barcelona or Real Madrid.
Kylian Mbappe has stated that a lack of training is not an issue for Paris Saint-Germain team-mate Neymar.

Kylian Mbappe: Lack of training not a problem for Neymar

The Brazilian has managed just 57 minutes for the French champions in the past month after struggling wth adductor problems, but is expected to feature in their Champions League clash with Red Star Belgrade on Tuesday night.

Supersand Eagles just one victory away from World Cup ticket

Nigeria’s beach soccer national team, Supersand Eagles, is again on the threshold of qualifying for the FIFA World Cup, after a 4-2 defeat of debutants Tanzania yesterday at the on-going CAF Beach Soccer Cup of Nations in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt.
AC Milan are closing in on the signing of Lucas Paqueta from Flamengo, who has arrived in Italy to undergo a medical.

Lucas Paqueta touches down for medical ahead of €35 million AC Milan move

AC Milan are closing in on the signing of Lucas Paqueta from Flamengo, who has arrived in Italy to undergo medical
Asisat Oshoala – Super Falcons star

France 2019: Super Falcons in tough group

Super Falcons have been handed a tough section at next year’s FIFA Women’s World Cup after the draws were held b at a Seine Musicale in Paris
Mohamed Salah scored three times in what was a comfortable Liverpool win. GETTY IMAGES

Mo Salah scores hat-trick to send Liverpool to top of Premier League

Liverpool delivered a clear sign they intend to push Manchester City all the way in the Premier League with an emphatic 4-0 victory at Bournemouth on Saturday that was capped by a hat-trick from Mohamed Salah.
[FILE] Paris Saint-Germain’s Brazilian forward Neymar (R) and Paris Saint-Germain’s French forward Kylian Mbappe take part in a warm up session prior to the UEFA Champions League Group C football match between Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) and Liverpool FC at the Parc des Princes stadium, in Paris, on November 28, 2018. (Photo by FRANCK FIFE / AFP)

Paris Saint-Germain ‘vehemently deny’ plan to sell Kylian Mbappe, Neymar over threat of FFP...

French champions Paris Saint-Germain have quashed reports the club could be forced to sell either Kylian Mbappe or Neymar in a bid to circumvent eventual Financial Fair Play (FFP) sanctions.
The Super Falcons dropped from 38th to 39th position in the latest FIFA ranking.

Super Falcons drop in latest FIFA ranking

The nine-time African champions, in spite of their performance at the just-concluded Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) championship in Ghana, dropped 21 points from 1601 to 1586.
Fred was José Mourinho’s only marquee summer signing for Manchester United. Matt West-BPI-Rex-Shutterstock

Jose Mourinho: Fred must wait until team ‘better balanced’

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho says he is reluctant to pick summer signing Fred until his side are "defensively stronger".
Neymar

Neymar wants to play in Premier League

Paris Saint-Germain forward Neymar has admitted that he will have to play in the Premier League at some stage of his career if he is to be considered a “great player”.

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Restorers work inch by inch on floor mosaics inside the Bethlehem Church of Nativity

Bethlehem Church mosaics sparkle for Christmas

Masked for centuries by the soot of candles and lately by scaffolding, the mosaics of Bethlehem Church of the Nativity have been restored to their Crusader-era splendour in time for Christmas.
Alhaji Gero (middle) in Iran

Alhaji Gero cancels contract with Iranian club Esteghal

Alhaji Gero has cancelled his three-year contract with top Iranian club Esteghal and said he hopes to return to play in Europe.
INEC Chairman Mahmood Yakubu

2019: INEC chairman tasks celebrities on voter education

Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has called on Nigerian celebrities to utilise their platforms to promote voter education, youth inclusion and non-violent participation in the 2019 elections.
Israel’s army said Sunday it has uncovered another Hezbollah “attack tunnel” leading from Lebanon into its territory, the fourth since it started a search-and-destroy operation this month.

Israel says 4th ‘attack tunnel’ found from Lebanon

Israel’s army said Sunday it has uncovered another Hezbollah “attack tunnel” leading from Lebanon into its territory, the fourth since it started a search-and-destroy operation this month.
President Buhari attends Extra Ordinary Meeting of Lake Chad Basin in Abuja on 15th Dec 2018-3

Boko Haram: Muhammadu Buhari, Lake Chad Basin leaders renew commitment

President Muhammadu Buhari and his colleagues of the Lake Chad Basin Commission (LCBC), have renewed their commitment to end the Boko Haram insurgency.